Pair of Child's Armlets

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100748

Description

Pair of matching coral armlets, four strands of small polished branch coral beads, rectangular gold clasps with engraved scrolls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
Jewelry
Armlet
Armlet

Additional Identification Number

191

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Title Pair of two coral bead baby armlets Accession Number 1932.561 ab
Title Necklace Accession Number 1932.562
Title Cross pendant Accession Number 1932.563
Title Cameo earrings Accession Number 1932.564
Title Earring Accession Number 1932.565
Title Jet earrings Accession Number 1932.566
Title Earrings Accession Number 1932.567
Title Pair of silver shoe buckles Accession Number 1964.80
Title Cross pendant Accession Number 1964.90

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Dimensions

3/4 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.561ab

Reference Notes

For more information on coral jewelry see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): 105; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.1 (1991): 238-244; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 122-123, 237-239; Gere, Charlotte, "American and European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 86-87.